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Livingston County, IL Jail and Prison System

Address: 700 West Lincoln Street, Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-842-2816
Fax: 815-842-3420

Pontiac Correctional Center is a Maximum security level State Prison located in the city of Pontiac, Illinois. The facility houses Male Offenders who are convicted for crimes which come under Illinois state and federal laws. The State Prison was opened in 1871 Pontiac Correctional Center has a total population of 1,492, being the 41st largest facility in Illinois. The facility has a capacity of 2,298 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

The facility is part of Pontiac, IL judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

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  • 1,492 Population
  • 2,298 Capacity
  • Pontiac, IL Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Pontiac Correctional Center?

Locating an Inmate in Pontiac Correctional Center

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Pontiac Correctional Center is to contact the State Prison for information on the inmate or visit them online at

Be Approved

Make sure an inmate you are visiting have placed you on their approved visiting list.

Be Prepared to Pontiac Correctional Center Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Pontiac Correctional Center inmate contact the facility directly via 815-842-2816 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

Pontiac Correctional Center State Prison has visiting hours on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays. For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the State Prison directly.

Visiting a Pontiac Correctional Center inmate on holidays:

The inmate will be notified as to any changes to the "normal" visitation schedule due to holidays and/or any special commitments.

USP General Visiting Hours
Mon8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Sat8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Sun8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Hol8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

How to Send a Mail/Care Package to an Inmate?

Inmates can receive letters from their family members and friends, as well as packages from home with prior written approval from the inmate's unit team or authorized staff member at Pontiac Correctional Center.

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the State Prison administration at 815-842-2816. Another option for contacting the facility is reaching out via email at

You can also try to contact the facility by reaching out to them on social media platforms. Visit their Facebook page here.

For sending a mail or a care package to an Pontiac Correctional Center State Prison inmate you should have the following information on the parcel:

Inmate Mail 1 Inmate Mail 2 Freight and non-USPS parcels Staff Mail

Inmate Name & IDOC# Pontiac Correctional Center P.O. Box 99 Pontiac, IL 61764

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